Guillaumin, Armand, 1841-1927Alternative names
French Impressionist painter from a working-class family, Guillaumin abandons school at 16 to start earning his living in municipal jobs. He attends evening drawing classes first with Caillouette, then at Académie Suisse. In 1891, a substantial lottery prize enables him to devote himself to painting.
From the description of Letters, 1902-1925. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78253793
- Impressionist artists--Correspondence
- Painting, French--19th century
- France (as recorded)